HammerCon is the national convention of the

Military Cyber Professionals Association.

More than another event with a bunch of speakers, this is an experience.

Get your tickets now before they run out!

The theme for our first national convention is

"You've got to beat all of us to beat one of us"

Teamwork - Trust - Deterrence

It is scheduled for Thursday 19 May 2022 at

Capitol Technology University in Laurel, Maryland.

Find all pertinent info below.


Registration opens at 0730 (eastern), coffee/refreshments served, opening remarks at 0830, all tracks open at 0930, lunch (Mission BBQ) available beginning at 1200, closing remarks at 1630, and on site networking reception at 1700 (all attendees invited). See the detailed agenda here.


  • 3 Tracks: main, academic, and commercial

  • Villages: IOT, Lock Picking, and Career Hacking

  • Exhibitors: info tables from orgs across this community and beyond

  • Career Services: cyber career field managers, units and orgs that are recruiting, resume review (bring hardcopy) for ClearedJobs.net, and more

  • VIP Lounge: GO/FO/SES, speakers (see below), Advisors, and others

  • Consumables: food, drink, and other free stuff


Free for US military personnel (active, reserve, guard, and academy/contracted cadets) and MCPA members (which is free for US military, US government, and honorably discharged US military veterans. Small fee for US Government Civilian Employees. Larger fee for others. Register ASAP before space fills up! Full details here.


Get ready to hear, meet, and interact with leaders and practitioners from across the broader military cyber community. Find info about the speakers on our agenda page for each of our 3 tracks.


We are welcoming a limited number of exhibitors that can provide information useful to American military cyber professionals. These exhibitors include military units, government offices, schools, industry, and/or nonprofits. If interested in exhibiting, contact christine at milcyber dot org. Exhibitor and other participating organizations are planned to include: